The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 63 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 23 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.93% 1.91% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 2.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 0
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Test Strategy
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
722 974 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 91.86% 88.47% 88.14%
Number of salaries quoted 620 868 909
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 6 £42,500 -
Dover - 4 £47,500 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 35 (63.64%) Project Management
1 35 (63.64%) Process Improvement
2 34 (61.82%) People Management
3 33 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 31 (56.36%) Supplier Management
4 31 (56.36%) Software Testing
5 30 (54.55%) Line Management
6 27 (49.09%) Test Management
7 26 (47.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (41.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (40.00%) Test Scripting
10 17 (30.91%) ISTQB
11 14 (25.45%) JIRA
12 13 (23.64%) Finance
13 12 (21.82%) Quality Management
13 12 (21.82%) Regression Testing
13 12 (21.82%) HP
13 12 (21.82%) HP UFT
13 12 (21.82%) LoadRunner
13 12 (21.82%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (21.82%) Selenium
14 9 (16.36%) Load Testing
15 8 (14.55%) QA
15 8 (14.55%) Manual Testing
15 8 (14.55%) ISEB
15 8 (14.55%) Banking
16 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
16 7 (12.73%) Degree
17 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
17 6 (10.91%) Legal

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) JIRA
2 12 (21.82%) HP UFT
2 12 (21.82%) LoadRunner
2 12 (21.82%) Selenium
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Test Manager
2 16 (29.09%) Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Test Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Test Leader
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Team Leader
5 6 (10.91%) Test Team Leader
6 5 (9.09%) Service Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Service Transition Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Transition Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) AS400 Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Business Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) UAT Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) AS400
1 2 (3.64%) Statistics
1 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) Process Improvement
1 35 (63.64%) Project Management
2 34 (61.82%) People Management
3 33 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 31 (56.36%) Software Testing
4 31 (56.36%) Supplier Management
5 30 (54.55%) Line Management
6 27 (49.09%) Test Management
7 26 (47.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (41.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (40.00%) Test Scripting
10 12 (21.82%) Quality Management
10 12 (21.82%) Regression Testing
11 9 (16.36%) Load Testing
12 8 (14.55%) Manual Testing
13 7 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
14 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
14 6 (10.91%) Test Planning
15 5 (9.09%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) ISTQB
2 8 (14.55%) ISEB
3 7 (12.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 5 (9.09%) ISO19770
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) HP